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'''Firaxis Games, Inc.''' is an American video game developer founded in 1996 by Sid Meier, Jeff Briggs, and Brian Reynolds (game designer)|Brian Reynolds upon leaving MicroProse. Now a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, the company is best known for its ''Civilization (series)|Civilization'' series of games, though it has had notable success with other titles as well. Firaxis is based in Sparks, Maryland; Sid Meier continues to lead creative efforts there.
Foundation{{start date and age|1996}} in Hunt Valley, Maryland|Hunt Valley, Maryland United States|U.S.
LocationSparks Glencoe, Maryland|Sparks Glencoe, Maryland U.S.
FoundersSid Meier
Jeff Briggs
Brian Reynolds (game designer)|Brian Reynolds
IndustryVideo game industry
Products''Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri''
Civilization (series)|''Civilization'' series (2001-present)
''Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)|Sid Meier's Pirates!''
''XCOM: Enemy Unknown''
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Num employees180
Parent2K Games
(Take-Two Interactive)
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